News tagged with sea level change

Weighing the Antarctic ice sheet

One of the last big unknowns in the global climate equation is Antarctica. How stable is the Antarctic ice sheet? More than a mile thick, on average, it locks up 70 percent of the Earth's fresh water.

Sep 27, 2013 4.3 / 5 (7) 0

Sentinels of climate change

Ice currently covers more than 10 percent of our watery planet, yet its volume is continuing to decline at a staggering pace in response to our warming world.

Sep 29, 2010 4.3 / 5 (6) 2